You received a letter informing you that a California attorney complaint was filed against you by a previous or current
Responding to an Ethics Complaint: A How-To Guide
An ethics complaint can threaten your livelihood as an attorney. Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do if you receive notice of one filed against you.
Three Commonly Violated Ethics Rules
Not all states provide statistics on ethics violations. However, from the experience of Zavieh Law as an ethics defense lawyer, these three Model Rules are the ones most often violated.
The Profession Must Actually Help Addicted Lawyers
Lawyers have a higher likelihood of substance abuse. It’s time for the entire profession to step up and do something to help addicted lawyers.
Minimize the Risk of an Ethics Complaint
Minimizing the risk of ethics complaints may seem overwhelming. The truth is, a small investment of your time goes a long way!
For California Lawyers, Time is Ticking to Get Re-Fingerprinted
For California lawyers, time is ticking to get re-fingerprinted. So, what’s the hold up? The answer may surprise you.
State Bar Probation: Managing Without Violation [LGE 060]
Being on probation with the State Bar can be more complex and significant than you might anticipate. When you are
Frequently Asked Questions: Defending a Lawyer from an Ethics Complaint
Defending a lawyer from an ethics complaint is similar to many other areas of law because the exact defenses that
What Happens When the State Bar of California Places a Lawyer on Probation?
The State Bar of California has several options when administering discipline in ethics investigations where the lawyer is found to
Fee Agreements for a Small Law Firm: What Lawyers Need to Know
Stepping out and starting a small law firm is both exhilarating and terrifying. Regardless of whether you’re leaving BigLaw or